American Ritual was written by Claim Culture and recorded between September and November 2014. All instruments, with the exception of saxophone, were tracked and mixed by Blake Melton and Claim Culture at Since Sound Studio in Richmond, Virginia. Saxophone tracks were recorded and performed by Peter Sacco in Charlottesville, Virginia. All mastering was done by Magnus Lindberg [Productions] of Cult Of Luna in Stockholm, Sweden. Artwork and design direction completed by Claim Culture.
released January 1, 2015
American Ritual features:
Cody Endres | Guitar
Blake Melton | Guitar, vocals, bass
Brent Taylor | Guitar
Alex Wilson | Drums, percussion
Peter Sacco | Saxophone on Sadin II
Special thanks to the Melton family for providing a rehearsal space, studio, recreational facility, and kitchen. Thank you to Raintree, the Layman and Snell families, Shy, Low, Ian Currie, Peter Sacco, Joshua Franklin, Dead End Sons, Henrietta, and to the owners of all the floors we’ve slept on.
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